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Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 11:39 AM EST
Recognizing women as drivers of economic growth and as essential actors for strengthening global peace and security, recent G8 and NATO summits made history by placing women’s rights squarely on the agenda.
Posted byon May 23, 2012 at 11:11 AM EST
Stacy Ratner, a bibliophile working to end illiteracy in Chicago, shares her success story.
Posted byon May 21, 2012 at 1:05 PM EST
Join the Department of Labor for a Women Veterans Twitter Town Hall on Tuesday, May 22 at 12 pm EDT
Posted byon May 18, 2012 at 12:02 PM EST
Valerie Jarrett explains that the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization bill passed by the House leaves out leaves out the important protections and exposes more students, Native Americans, and LGBT Americans to the threat of violence.
Posted byon May 17, 2012 at 11:55 AM EST
Women who purchase health insurance on the individual market pay an additional $1 billion each year because insurance companies charge them more than men, simply because of their gender. Because of the Affordable Care Act, health insurers will be prohibited from discriminating against women by charging higher premiums.
Posted byon May 15, 2012 at 12:27 PM EST
More than 20.4 million women with private health insurance have received preventive health services at no additional cost because of the Affordable Care Act.
Posted byon May 15, 2012 at 10:30 AM EST
Negin Singh shares and spreads her love of all art forms.
Ensuring that LGBT Victims of Domestic Violence Can Access Critically Needed Services and ProtectionsPosted byon May 15, 2012 at 10:06 AM EST
The Violence Against Women Act reauthorization bill passed by the Senate in April would remove barriers faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender victims of domestic violence, whose needs often are overlooked by law enforcement, prosecutors, courts, and victim service providers.
Posted byon May 14, 2012 at 4:37 PM EST
President Obama offered some advice to the 2012 graduates of Barnard College in New York.
Posted byon May 14, 2012 at 11:20 AM EST
The Violence Against Women Act is essential to protecting Native American women.